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Small Boils On Feet
Athlete's Feet: Athlete's feet condition is a fungal infection. It typically starts on the bottom of the foot or between toes. It needs moisture like sweating or wet environments to grab hold. It can look like boils, or little pimples, but also scaling skin, redness, and typically itches. It is treated by drying out the environment as best as possible. Some creams with anti fungal can work, but some are too wet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So does eating pig feet make my blood pressure rise but I boil them in a little vinegar when I cook them?
See below: It is not likely that eating pig feet will make your blood pressure rise, with or without vinegar. It would be prudent to have your blood pressure checked at your next visit to your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
My 3 year old daughter has boil lesions at the soles of her feet once the water comes out they dry out and recur again please help?
Go to doctor: It's time to take her in to see the doctor. Take photos of the lesions at every stage to show the doctor what is going on and keep a diary/calendar of when the lesions come, change, and/or go. That will help your doctor figure it out. ...Read more
My daughter, 38yrs old has skin eczema on her feet. They are cracked pretty bad. This morning there is a knot or boil on her heel that is very sore.
Secondary infection: She probably has a secondary infection from the opening that occurred from the fissures. If she is diabetic this can be dangerous and she needs to see a doctor for debridement of the lesion . If she isn't diabetic she can try otc antibiotic cream , if it doesn't get better she needs to see a doctor for PO antibiotics. Ultimately her goal should be to treat the eczema to avoid future infections, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does h pylori cause joint pains, skin redness boils, numbness and tingling, burning feet and skin, headache & ear pain, white lines on palms & feet?
Stop wearing bad sho: These heaped up scars at the back of heel is the result of tight ill fitting shoes.The best solution is to prevent them by wearing well fitting shoes.Sometimes people form a bursa at the site of friction.My advise is not to have any excision as there is not enough tissue at this site and you do not want another scar.Most of the time if you avoid pressure from the shoes it will improve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A boil can occur: Anywhere there is hair growth. It is a bacterial infection that develops by the hair follicle. In my practice, i tend to see them on a foot from people using public jacuzzi's. Shaving is another way to get a boil. They are usually pretty painful and doctors usually drain them and if the infection is bad you get placed on an antibiotic. ...Read more
1 month ago= abscess/boil appeared on foot. Over time=popped\healed. Now= deep black hole 1cm deep x 1 CM across. Should i worry? Any home remedies?
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